Since its inception in 1958, The Northeast Community Center for Behavioral Health has been committed to providing behavioral health, addictions recovery and intellectual disabilities services within the context of community participation and involvement. The center continues to bring the highest quality evidence-based practices and supports in an environment of wellness to each and every individual in need of behavioral health, intellectual disabilities, or aging services. The center’s dedicated purpose has been to help people work through their problems and achieve freedom from them, or in spite of them, to attain the highest quality of life possible and to receive contentment in their lives.
Center programs are staffed by many certified professionals of various training levels including board certified psychiatrists. Volunteers and Peer Specialists are actively recruited and utilized in various components of many programs.
Those receiving services range from pre-school children to the elderly. Individuals are not discriminated against for any reason. Financial support for programs comes primarily from the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disabilities Services, the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging and Elwyn, Inc.